Hedy Epstein's Obituary by Dianne Lee Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein, 91, died at her home in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, on May 26, 2016. An internationally renowned, respected and admired advocate for human and civil rights, Hedy was encircled by friends who lovingly cared for her at home. Born August 15, 1924, in the Bavarian … Continue reading Hedy Epstein's Message To The World: STAY HUMAN
ACTION ALERT Jewish Voice for Peace Letter to John Kerry Ask your Representative to add their name to Rep. Betty McCullom’s sign-on letter to John Kerry. Find your Representative Sample Letter Language: Dear Representative- As one of your constituents, I am writing to urge you to sign on to Rep. Betty McCollum's letter to Secretary … Continue reading Palestinian Children In Israeli Military Detention Need You To Raise Your Voice
Yonatan Shapira was born on an Israeli military base the year before his father flew fighter jets in the October War of 1973. Thirty years later, twelve of them spent as an air force pilot himself, Shapira rejected the military. In 2003, he wrote a letter, pledging not to fly over the occupied West Bank … Continue reading I Was “Part Of A Terror Organization,” Says Israeli Pilot Turned Activist
I'm asking you as an Israeli--we need you to tell Israeli leaders you won't accept racism, you won't accept human rights violations, you won't accept occupation and the killing of civilians. This is not the time for silence. Sign the Open Letter TAKE ACTION! Dear Friends, My name is Eran Efrati, I am Jewish, a … Continue reading Never Before In My Life Have I Seen...
Written by Gabriel Matthew Schivone Arizona student Gabriel Matthew Schivone was invited to address the annual stockholder meeting of the Caterpillar Corporation that took place this year at the Marriot Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas as a proxy shareholder on behalf of the largest Jewish-American peace group, Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), and other … Continue reading College Student Challenges Caterpillar
Written by Adam Horowitz From a Young, Jewish and Proud press release on the first "Occupy the Occupiers" protest: A group of 10 young Jews with YJP: the young adult wing of Jewish Voice for Peace issued their new declaration "Occupy the Occupiers: a Jewish Call to Action" in novel form last night. Using the … Continue reading ‘Occupy The Occupiers’ Disrupts Birthright Israel Event